Lamar Dodd School of Art

Visiting Artist lecture: craft as a catalyst for change

Posted 1 month 2 weeks ago
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The Lamar Dodd School of Art present a Visiting Artist Lecture by Michael Strand, Professor of Art and Head of Visual Arts at North Dakota State University on Thursday, February 9, 2017 5:30 pm in room S151. With a background as a functional potter, Strand's work has moved seamlessly into social and community engagement while remaining dedicated to the traditional object as he investigates the potential of craft as a catalyst for social change. 

Strand’s work has been published internationally, with articles in American Craft, Ceramics Monthly, Ceramics Art and Perception, Studio...

Happy New Year, Welcome back, La Mostra

Posted 2 months 3 weeks ago
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Welcome back to all staff and faculty, as well as to the many students trickling back into town today and tomorrow. Happy New Year and best wishes for a great 2017.

Study abroad is always top of mind as Spring semester begins - students, if you haven't discovered a program of interest for later this year, now is the time. There are many opportunities in the Franklin College and beyond. 

One of UGA's flagship programs is the Cortona Study Abroad program, which ramps us into the new year with a reunuion exhibition beginning this week in the Dodd - La Mostra:

“La Mostra...

John Daniel "Jack" Kehoe, 1927 – 2016

Posted 3 months 1 week ago
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Faculty member, leader and great friend of the University of Georgia, the Franklin College, and the Lamar Dodd School of Art Jack Kehoe passed away on December 16. From the Cortona Italy Alumni Association:

“Jack” Kehoe, a native of Michigan, was recognized internationally as an extraordinarily talented artist, respected educator, and a true Renaissance man in every sense.  He was a wonderful father and devoted husband.  His dauntless character led him to join the Merchant Marines during WWII.  His adventurous spirit spurred additional travel after the war to Japan and other...

2016 Shouky Shaheen Distinguished Lecturer Suzanne Massie

Posted 6 months 6 days ago
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The author who wrote, together with her then husband Robert K. Massie, the influential book Nicholas and Alexandra: An Intimate Account of the Last of the Romanovs and the Fall of the Russian Empire, Suzanne Massie will deliver the 2016 Shouky Shaheen Distinguished Lecture in the Lamar Dodd School of Art on Friday September 23 at 5:30 p.m. in room S150:

Massie is both the 2016 Shouky Shaheen Distinguished Lecturer in the Arts and keynote speaker for the museum’s two-day symposium on Russian art and the history of collecting Russian art in the U.S. Massie, together with her former...

Painting the Luster: Margaret Morrison

Posted 6 months 3 weeks ago

Lamar Dodd School of Art associate professor and chair of painting and drawing Margaret Morrison is the subject of an expansive feature and interview in the current issue of the international art publication WideWalls:

Recently, Margaret Morrison made her largest and most demanding painting to date and, it is safe to say, her most breathtaking work so far. Entitled Atomic No. 47, this oil on canvas is as big as 72 x 96 inches (183 x 144 cm) and it is a representation of a table covered in antique silver objects, from statues to bowls, teapots, candle holders. The way...